Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Color of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When 23 year-old Claire Soublet arrives in New York City to begin her new life, she has no idea that after only four days, a situation will arise forcing her to return to New Orleans. Growing up mired in years of hardship and being abandoned by family through death and disinterest, she manages to scratch and claw her way out of that life. And in the process, get a college education.
50 Ways of Saying Fabulous Book 2 Anniversary Edition
Series: 50 Ways of Saying Fabulous. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The poignant but also endearingly comic triumphs and tribulations of sweet, fat, theatrical Billy-Boy continue in Book 2 of '50 Ways of Saying Fabulous'. With something illicit growing in an abandoned toilet, clandestine goings-on down at the old gaol, a bloody murder, and a dozen costume changes, Billy-Boy’s life is even more dramatic than his favourite TV show 'Lost in Space'.
Tabitha's House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
She had supposed all families as difficult as her own. Not so, she finds, as she begins to grow up.
My Townie Heart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Laura DiStefano has flunked out of the University of Massachusetts just as the counterculture reaches its peak in the 1970s, and is living back home with her parents and her sister. She can’t deny the embarrassment that she has failed and the fact that she’s now trapped in the blue-collar town she so hoped to escape. How can she reconcile her divided loyalties and find her genuine life?
Escapes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Some people escape from life’s track to avoid confronting the hurdles. For Lance Adamson that is certainly the case.
Ryan’s Woods: A South Side Boyhood Fifty Years Ago
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1962. The family of fourteen-year-old Kevin Collins, caught in white flight, has moved from Beverly, its South Side of Chicago neighborhood, to the city’s northern suburbs. The field of Kevin’s most formative boyhood adventures was Ryan’s Woods, the great South Side forest preserve, mysterious, beautiful, running along the city’s western edge a full mile from 83rd Street to 91st.
Una Canción Para Julia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
La conexión entre ellos es tan poderosa que amenaza con hacer trizas todo.
The Women's Center
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Award-winning journalist Michele Fitzpatrick’s engaging debut novel introduces four unlikely heroines in their fifties who navigate extraordinary challenges as ordinary people do: rarely smoothly, often treading water, sometimes barely afloat.
Thin Places
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Skye arrives at college, determined to leave her past behind. Eight years ago, Skye’s mother abandoned her. What happened all those years ago? Is she even still alive? Reluctantly, Skye seeks help in the counseling clinic, but the psychologist, Alix, has suffered her own tragic loss and resolves not to let the desperate girl drag them both into the past.
What Daniel Did With His Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Daniel gently ran a hand across Ben's stomach, considering the possibilities. Ben shivered slightly, and Daniel wondered again if he was awake. They lay body to body in physical uncertainty until eventually Daniel asked, “You sleeping?” Ben didn’t answer. And he didn’t move when Daniel snuggled closer to him and slid his head just below Ben’s chin, resting on his chest.
Petunia and Sir Alfred
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Al, a janitor at Lakeview Asylum, never noticed Petunia, a young schizophrenic patient, until Nurse Kathy nudges him into socializing with her. Little does he know he will get pulled into Petunia's bizarre metaphysical world. She claims to be a prophetess, filling one notebook after another with frantic scribbles. Intrigued by her strange religion, he becomes a neophyte initiate.
Life in the Time of Decline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by I Heart Book Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
A contemporary of the White’s triplets, human Jess Moore grows up in a time of decline, the result of poor economic, fiscal, and environmental choices, topped off by a worldwide pandemic. The decline leaves intrusive government in the name of security as the price of maintaining a threadbare prosperity.
Eleven Miles from Home
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to spend time together to satisfy the one interest they have in common. When misfortune steals that link away, however, and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but individually decide whether it's even worth saving.
Hotel Lionheart
You set the price! Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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I grew up at the dawn of TV and Rock and Roll in a crumbling 600-year-old hotel on the shores of Lake Zurich with a wacky bunch of relatives and domestic helpers that kept the old place going. All I ever wanted was a TV and to kiss Gisela Miranda. I got a lot more than I bargained for.
The Youth & Young Loves of Oliver Wade: Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ollie Wade navigates fifteen years of boys and heartache in this collection of short stories.
Stalled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Social media made it easy to find your ex, insult your enemies, and virtually punch someone in the face. In 1999 you had to go to your high school reunion. Set in the men's bathroom at a ten-year high school reunion, "Stalled" is a humorous story about regret, grudges, falling behind the curve, and having the guts to change your world when the chance presents itself.
Apenas Lembre-se de Respirar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 2, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A primeira regra é nunca, jamais, falar sobre como eles se apaixonaram.
Estrelas Cadentes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 1, 2015 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
E todo o caminho, Crank será confrontado com uma pergunta. Depois que ele estragou tudo completamente, existe alguma maneira que ele possa reconquistar Julia?
Muddy Waters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
An unusual friendship between an Amish youth and teenager results in deep comradeship and changes the way some people look at others. Emotionally stirring and moving.
Turnabout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Turnabout is an ironic coming-of-age novel about a shy and bashful nerd of a 15-year old high school student who inadvertently sees one of his teachers accidentally kill another teacher and then blackmails the theacher to make him into a better person, academically and socially.